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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
with all labor laws. >>> a job fair for young adults kicks off in a few hours in south san jose. the fifth annual youth job fair starts at 9:00 this morning at oak ridge mall. the event is organized by vice mayor madison, and nancy pyle. it's open to those ages 16 to 21. they will have a chance to meet face to face with employers. that will be at the nordstrom rack courtyard and ends at noon. >>> a very strange discovery along a beach. coming up the theories behind that giant eyeball that washed up in florida. >>> and the new rumors are starting, the latest buzz about apple about to introduce its new version of the ipad. >>> unlimited free coverage for apple. how do they do it? as we have mostly clear skies around the bay area, numbers are mostly in the 40s. that's going to change for the first time in a while. sunshine. we'll have the forecast after the break. ,, today... people in most of a clara county will forever cn the way they d >>> one week from today people in most of santa clarita county will forever change the way they dial phone numbers. october 20th is when the new 669 a
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Oct 6, 2012 1:35am PDT
a new state law. besides lobbying by the environmentist groups. >> i spent two and a half weeks trying to walk on every legislative door. >> reporter: but governor brown, he signs san francisco assembly legislation that prohibits the local voters from restricting the importation of trash into a privately owned landfill. >> for me it is a huge disappointment to see the governor sign that there. >> reporter: and they feel like the other state is clearly telling them that the will of the people doesn't count. >> when the voters make a decision, about what is best in their community, i mean i think that we have as local government have a responsibility to do everything that we can to implement that in the best possible way. >> reporter: even though it was a local solano measure that assigned the law, but they say that the issue will go way beyond the county line if it was not passed. and the risk of every county and city almost across the state is having to manage their own garbage could become a reality, which would drive up cost, which would drive up prices to consumers. in some p
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Oct 13, 2012 1:35am PDT
job because they are undocumented. starbucks' policy is to comply with all labor laws. now, in california, starbucks says it doesn't use everify that program that checks to see whether a person is here in the country legally or not. starbucks says that la boulange didn't use it either. >> sharon, you did talk to an employee who said he was an american citizen. did you talk to any others and were they having a problem with what this may possibly do? >> yeah. for example, the very first gentleman that we talked to the one wanted his face as well as his voice disguised said he got that letter he saw a picture of that letter that he is one who is an illegal immigrant worked for the company at la boulange for years and said he is upset. he worked for the company, invested his time and care in the company and now suddenly because lack of being a citizen he is being asked to leave. he says some people in the same boat as he are looking for other jobs and others of them have two jobs. so yeah. >>> it's like a wild movie plot in l.a. i mean, look at this. a surreal sight to say the leas
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
registry. >> we think it's perfectly reasonable that if megan's laws were passed for the first time today, it would definitely include electronic identifiers. so this is merely a reasonable step forward. >> reporter: prop 35 would also increase penalties. traffickers now face five to eight years in prison. the ballot initiative would raise that to 12 years to life and it would push up maximum fines from 100 grand to $1.5 million. >> you really do need to have a penalty that actually gets somebody's attention and causes them to redirect their behavior. >> reporter: but not everyone is on board. former prostitute and sex worker advocate fears it will keep sex workers from reporting crimes against themselves. >> because prop 35 does not have any equal protection for sex workers. there's no way for sex workers to come and report when we're victims of crime like rape, robbery, theft, coercion and extortion to the police because they are most likely to investigate us and arrest us for prostitution than to go after a perpetrator. >> reporter: she is not the only one concerned about proposi
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 7:30am PDT
in, what is it about this that triggered your interest in law to tell people about this? >> we do believe genetically engineered foods are a problematic, health concerns, leads to allergies and health effects showing up in the studies that have been done. environmental problems. yesterday, the new york times had a story about the massive increases in pesticide use over the last 15 years of genetically engineered crops, tied to the crops. >> is your goal to end genetically modified foods? >> it's to give consumers the choice, that's how the market is suppose to working. we decide, voting with dollars, making choices about what we eat and feed families, about what we want in the food system. >> the bottom line for families listening, is this going to increase the cost at the grocery store? the no on campaign says yes. it's going to cost hundreds of extra dollars a year to require the labels. >> they have no evidence to back that up. we think no increased cost will come of the law, it didn't happen in europe and didn't happen when we asked for trans fats. it gives them 18 months to d
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Oct 10, 2012 1:35am PDT
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CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
about 30 minutes ago. he was found guilty of 45 counts of child sexual abuse back in june. by law, those counts would add up to a minimum of 220 years behind bars. at least two of the victims are expected to talk today at the hearing. >>> time now 6:10 "curiosity"'s first big scoop. what the rover pulled from the surface of mars. >> and waiting to jump from the edge of space. will weather interfere with one man's plan to break the sound barrier? >> must win for baseball teams. will the home field advantage help the as turn things around? we're live in oakland with as host kara tsuboi. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on downy.com. surface of plane >>> take a look. nasa officials say the "curiosity" rover has made its first scoop of
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Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
plan for union square. it cites a city law that prohibits nonrecreational uses in city parks. that suit wants the station moved or put up for a vote. >>> an oakland high school student's simple idea has turned into a big help for her peers. >> it wasn't even a very big deal for me until i realized how big a deal it was for them. >> the project that has everyone walking a little taller coming up. >> two teams, two comebacks, one great day for bay area baseball. the secret to getting coveted potential championship tickets without breaking your wallet, after the break. >> it has been cloudy and cool but fairly inactive right now. that may all change this afternoon. we'll talk about that next. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
more law-abiding citizens in emeryville. >> reporter: in oakland the cameras are set up so not every violator is caught. >> the camera doesn't click unless you're moving 15 miles an hour. so for all those rolling red turns which is --there's one intersection in particular, you have to be really moving right through that intersection before you get a ticket. >> reporter: some members of the city council want to explore something else. studies show lengthening the duration of the yellow light can prevent more collisions than a camera. and it's not clear if the cameras are having the desired effect. police say some of the intersections have seen fewer collisions. some have not. >> that's why it's hard for to us make a decision. so i mean, i am asking for more information. >> reporter: councilmembers say since more information is need, they don't think they will vote tonight. instead they will go back to staff ask them to meet with the police department and traffic engineers to provide more analysis and after that, they will take a vote on whether or not to add more cameras. in oakland,
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
race, the boat was literally arrested and taken into custody. it seems todd knew about maritime law and filed a legal salvage claim against this boat. >> how sharp was this guy. >> reporter: he says a case from 1869 establishes the right of a person to be compensated for rescuing a vessel adrift on the sea. >> on the sea... that boat's going to get sunk or ripped up or that property is going to get destroyed. and because of the pearls of the sea, it's important to energize and motivate strangers to save the property for the benefit of the owner. >> reporter: but the french team's lawyer disagrees. he says the salvage rules shouldn't apply in the bay especially to todd who works at the docks. >> there is an additional rule that we don't want to incentivize people to people who have a duty to render aid to go and claim a ship or boat and then hold it hostage. >> reporter: hagey says the entire french time is in limbo as the boat sits in storage waiting for some kind of settlement. one report says an offer of $25,000 has been made but a court would evaluate the amount based on the valu
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
privacy law. suggestions to help keep control of your friends and followers? well, first, use personal email to set up your social media accounts. don't reference your company in your screen name or profile pick and think twice before sharing your password with coworkers. >>> maybe it's the economy or the popularity of going green but this year, halloween costumes swaps are popping up everywhere. a group called green america is sponsoring more than 150 costume swaps across the country this weekend. alameda is holding its swap this saturday. from furry creatures to elmo to m&ms all you need is a costume to contribute. organizers say swapping saves more than money. it helps save the environment by keeping costumes out of landfills. >>> the u.s. postal service announced as of january 27, you'll be paying one cent more. the first class stamp will now cost 33 cents a forever stamp 46 and they are introducing a new global forever stamp that allows you to mail a letter anywhere in the world for a dollar ten. now, other prices are also going up. it's one of the few things the post office can d
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
about that. >> reporter: so there's nothing against the law about gaming the system. but what is there about the system that allows it to be gamed here in california as opposed to other states? >> reporter: the problem is we use a blend of gasoline not used anywhere else in the country. as a result when we get into a supply problem, we can't import gasoline used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> reporter: and while the governor's order to allow the winter blend gas to come in is no long-term answer to the problem, at this point the public will take any relief they can get. >> it all counts. 22 bucks, huh? oh, not really cool, huh? >> reporter: and that message was heard here and in sacramento and it was heard in washington. and ken, you're right. we have seen investigations like this before. and they haven't come up with anything other than california's got its own blend of gas, that's how we do it, and if the system starts to crack, that's when the prices spike. but nonetheless, calls for investigations, you think it might have anything to do with the
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
it had 200,000 signatures in favor of the proposed law. >>> other bay area headlines a serial arsonist in san jose struck again last night after another dumpster was found burning on the city's west side. good samaritans had that fire on delna manor lane put out by the time for a crews got there but this is the ninth fire in that area of downing and south bascomb avenues. >>> fire investigators in union city say a four-alarm blaze at the alvarado place shopping center started in the back of the complex. ten businesses were damaged in the fire early wednesday morning. the search for the cause of the fire continues. >>> well, sick animals at the oakland zoo are getting extra tlc. today zoo officials opened the new state-of-the-art veterinary hospital to treat more than 600 animals and 96 different species at the zoo. it replaces the older smaller clinic. >> we'll work out of a true hospital with the facilities that can cover the full spectrum of the type of animals we have. little frogs all the way to giant zebras to tigers to chimpanzees. it gives us a great sense of confidence
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 1:35am PDT
freak murder victims. thanks to a mom on her own mission for answers. it's a discovery law enforcement on the case either didn't know about or kept secret. >> that is truly shameful. i have to thank joanne hobson's family, because they received their daughter's remains, and rather than just accepting it, they went to the trouble of having it tested. >> reporter: now a new test for this mother, missing her daughter for 24 years. mckayla garrett's remains may now be located. >> i don't know how else to live, because we've lived this way for so long, searching for mckayla and hoping that she would come home. >> reporter: a lot for this mother to take in tonight. she says she's now waiting for these test results to come back from virginia. she has no idea what the timetable on that could be. >> steve, thank you very much. >>> bay area survives to play another day. unbelievable. >> coming around, and the oakland a's will live another day! >> can you believe this? it was a real nail biter too. the a's stay alive to the bottom of the ninth to beat the tigers. the tigers ahead by two runs goin
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
wouldn't show up for the next court appearance. >> her daughter's presence in law enforcement custody at the safeway was not enough for her to return to the scene. so i didn't think the court or the people would be comfortable that she would return to court. >> erico is being held on $500,000 bail. she is due back in court on october 16th to enter a plea. >>> a bay area man's death overseas has triggered an international health scare. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran explains it all traces back to a sick bat. >> reporter: it's the county's first death fr rabies in almost two decades. >> rabies still does exist in california. however, it is rare. >> reporter: a 34-year-old contra costa man died from the disease in switzerland in july. once the cdc found out, a full blown investigation started. >> there were four people that we identified that may have had contact with his saliva or other body fluids. three of those did and we offered post-exposure prophylaxis or treatment to them and they received those injections. >> reporter: investigators discovered four months before he died, the man c
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT
domestic violence, you shouldn't be the chief elected law enforcement officer in san francisco. and so i felt very strongly about that. >> reporter: but the board needed 9 of the 11 supervisors' votes to remove mirkarimi from office. those voting in his favor the woman the mayor appointed to mirkarimi's former seat on the board owe laying, olague, campos, avalos, kim. >> i don't think the mayor was in the wrong. i don't think it was a witch hunt. i think given the circumstances that were take place that it was absolutely appropriate and this was the outcome. >> reporter: we are going to be hearing from the mayor this afternoon. he is going to have a press conference around 1:00. we are also going to be hearing this afternoon from the district attorney george gascon. so a lot of reaction coming in. weird vibe here at city hall today. we are going to have the latest for you on cbs 5 at 5:00 and 6:00. and also continue to follow the story on cbssf.com. live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> some developing news at this noon hour from miami. that's where a section of a
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
be very difficult to detect and it's not illegal. >> reporter: so there's nothing against the law about gaming the system but what is there about the system that allows it to be gamed here. >> we use a blend of gas not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get know a supply problem, we can't import gasoline that's used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> reporter: while the governor's order to allow the winter blend gas to come in is not a long-term answer, at this point the public will take any relief they can get. >> it all counts. 4 gallons for 22 bucks. not cool. >> reporter: it's not cool for any of the drivers here having to pay this much especially when the rest of the nation's gas is even lower than ours by about a dollar. the question, the timing of this? there is nothing like this to get people upset and after all, the election is just a couple of weeks away. >> the timing has people moving. >> whatever. as long as it drops a dime a gallon by midweek. that's all i care about. phil matier at the pumps, thanks. >>> of course what
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
judge agreed with the prosecutor that she could be a flight risk. >> her daughter's presence in law enforcement custody at the safeway wasn't enough for her to return to the scene. so i didn't think the court or the people would be comfortable that if we released her today that she would come back to court just to make a court appearance. >> reporter: miss keelin allegedly abandoned her 10-year- old daughter while caught shoplifting last week fleeing all the way to nevada where she was discovered. she was just returned to santa clara county last night. she is due to be back in court on october 16th to enter a plea so for now, she is going to remain in santa clara county on $50,000 bail. reporting live in morgan hill, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> other bay area headlines. san francisco's new roman catholic leader is on probation for the next three years. archbishop salvatore cordileone pleaded guilty this week to misdemeanor reckless driving stemming from his dui arrest in august down in san diego. at his installation mass yesterday, the archbishop called the incident a terrible error in
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
of 45 counts of child sexual abuse back in june. by law, those counts would add up to a minimum of 220 years behind bars. despite his conviction, though, sandusky insisted in an audio statement that he is innocent of all the charges. >> they can take away my life, they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart." >> sandusky also blamed his arrest and conviction on a conspiracy crafted by accusers, investigators and the media. relatives of the former coach are expected to submit letters of support while at least two victims will address sandusky today directly. >>> the nationwide meningitis outlook has claimed its ninth victim of the the latest death was reported last night in nashville, tennessee. cdc says as many as 13,000 people received steroid shots contaminated with that fungus that can cause the deadly disease. the medication has been recalled in 23 states. it could affect patients injected for pain in the back, knees and shoulders. the outbreak has sickened 105 people all across the country. >>> the search continues for a
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
away with theirs in june. >> smaller city so they might -- they're more law-abiding citizens in emeryville. >> reporter: in oakland the cameras are set up so not every violator is caught. >> the camera doesn't click unless you're moving 15 miles an hour. so for all those rolling red turns which is -- there's one intersection in particular, you have to be really moving right through that intersection before you get a ticket. >> reporter: some members of the city council want to explore something else. studies show lengthening the duration of the yellow light can prevent more collisions than a camera. and it's not clear if the cameras are having the desired effect. police say some of the intersections have seen fewer collisions. some have not. >> that's why it's hard for to us make a decision. so i mean, i am asking for more information. >> reporter: councilmembers say since more information is need, they don't think they will vote tonight. instead they will go back to staff ask them to meet with the police department and traffic engineers to provide more analysis and after that,
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
to raid dispensaries that follow state law and that shutting down the facility would send patients to the black market. >>> about 20 protestors could face charges after clashing with police in san francisco. the protest began yesterday afternoon as a group called homes not jails marched down 18th street and broke in a vacant building on castro street. police eventually stormed the building and arrested the people inside. the protest coincided with world homeless day. >>> a suit is filed in a move to stop at least part of the central subway under construction in san francisco. the suit says it's against the city charter to use union square for an entrance to the subway. today federal officials are expected to announce nearly one billion federal dollars for the subway project. >>> 5:41 now. we got new details about lance armstrong's alleged doping. the elaborate scheme his team is accused of running. >> plus holding bp accountable. the possible settlement in the gulf oil spill. ,, there's a place, a dark place, we go. an uncharacteristically negative place for such a positive company
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Oct 9, 2012 10:00pm PDT
board of supervisors. >> the city law enforcement, we need to think about checks and balances and city government and how we are holding the will of the voters. i think it goes without saying that no one here condones any form of domestic violence, whether it will psychological or verbal or physical abuse. all of them could be in play tonight. the city we try to protect victims, support rehabilitation of perpetrators and do to prevent an incident of domestic violence in the future. i think it goes without saying that as public officials, we are expected to be models of good behavior. everyone knows that none of us are perfect. there is a reasonable expectation on greater officials in our private practices. this vote is not about affirming that we are setting moral standards for elected officials. what we are here to decide is whether or not sheriff mirkarimi is guilty of official misconduct and that's removal from office. while ethics commission rejected most of the charges, the board voted 4-1 on the basis he pled not guilty. the mayor and the ethics commissions arguments for removal
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Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. starbucks policy is to comply with all labor laws. >> in california, starbucks says it does not use the program to allow people if they are in the country legally. that law did not use e verify either. ken. >> sharon, do you get the feeling from talking to folks that this is the way to slim down the number of employees or are they really going after citizenship here? >> well, starbucks would say that what they are trying to do is trying to get all their information updated in order to make sure that all of the employees have all of their benefits, including the health benefits. this is the way they are doing it. so starbucks, that's what they are saying. we went to the bakery in south san francisco. we noticed they are also hiring a lot of new people. we talked to one or two of them and they are american citizens. >> all right, dotting the i's, crossing the t's. sharon, thank you for that. >>> an almost unbelievable sight in the streets of los angeles today as a space shuttle endeavour took a very slow ride toward its permanent home. we're going to take a live look now of the 85-ton
CW
Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
do you know about maritime law? a wild case unfolding on san francisco bay with the french sailing team stuck in the middle. was the man who rescued their boat a hero or pirate? >> and what could have sent 25 pounds of steel and concrete flying through the air and right into the back of an suv? ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. oui!!! the bad news: the finder is demanding a rewar. mon dieu!!! cbs 5 reporter n >>> the good news for the french america's cup racing team, somebody found their yacht: the bad news, somebody is demanding a reward! why for the french it may be a case of damage. >> reporter: america's cup yachts are the race for the highseas. but somehow in the middle of the night, the french boat slipped its mooring lines and off into the bay. it was spotted by a man talked todd folky. he tied it to his boat and drug it to the arena. >> they should do a better job of tying up their boat. >> reporter: now
CW
Oct 7, 2012 8:30am PDT
what is it, again, that triggered your interest in law to tell people about this? >> we do believe that genetically engineered food specifically are problematic. are there health concerns that lead to allergies and other effects showing up in the studies that have been done. environmental problems. just yesterday, the new york time his a story about the massive increases in pesticide use over the last 15 years of genetically-engineered crops, directly tied to the crops. >> is your goal to end genetically modified food? >> our goal is to give consumers the choice. that is how the market's supposed to work, give consumers the information and we decide voiding -- voting with our dollars and making the choices of what we eat and feed our families and what we want in the food system. >>> local baseball fans, this is not the time to get too concerned. not yet. >> no, can you get nervous. the play-off started off on the wrong foot for the green and gold and orange and black. but, today is another day. highlights in the weekend. continues. cerned over clashes between syria and turkey. we d
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Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, there's no law against that. >> what about the system that allows it to be game as opposed to other states? >> we use a blend of gasoline not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get into a supply program, we can't import gasoline that is used in other parts of the country to smell out that shortage. while the golf nor loved it, at this point, the public will take any relief they can get. >> four gallons. for $22.00. not really cool, huh? >> they are start to see it. well, pitching is any indication, it will be a while. in san francisco, cbs 4. >> a battered east bay community is cleaning up again. >> oakland has nevada problems. >> the left behind by protesters and mayor kwame's reaction. >>> the latest growing score is helping. what police say about at potential. >> slipping from her harness. the punishment the operator is now phissing. ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new lexus es comes with a story still untold. ♪ places it will take you. ♪ dreams it will make come true. ♪ with technology and style to match your achievements and desires. ♪ the ques
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